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Intel Announces DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series of Data Center PCIe SSDs Featuring New Controller And Firmware

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Intel is announcing its latest enterprise solid-state drives (SSDs) for data centers and cloud computing. The DC P4500 and DC P4600 Series pair a newly-developed Intel controller and unique firmware with Intel 3D NAND to create an all-PCIe solution that provides highly efficient storage and caching.  This allows data centers to do more per server, minimize service disruptions and manage …

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Toshiba Announces Collaboration With NetApp to Utilize Non-Encrypted HK4 SATA SSDs in SolidFire All-Flash Arrays

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Toshiba is announcing that its non-encrypted HK4 SATA SSDs are to be utilized in select NetApp SolidFire® all-flash storage arrays that do not require encryption.  This will allow NetApp to broaden their offering and reach into new markets.  Toshiba is a key supplier of SSDs for NetApp SolidFire solutions, and today’s news reinforces Toshiba’s commitment to growth, and comes on …

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Kingston DCP1000 1.6TB NVMe SSD Enthusiast Report – 1 Million IOPS and Over 7GB/s Throughput

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It wasn’t too long ago that Kingston announced their newest DCP1000 enterprise NVMe SSD, in teaming up with Liqid, with incredible claims of 6.8GB/s performance and 1.25 million IOPS from a single device.  This HHHL AIC speaks of ultra low transactional latency, along with ultra-high throughput, making it the ideal choice for data centers looking for extreme performance.   Thanks …

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Intel Optane Memory Review – 1.4GB/s Speed & 300K IOPS for $44

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Intel Optane Memory is Intel’ first phase in release of their Optane flash technology line that Intel hopes might revolutionize the flash industry.  At its most basic level, it is SSD storage that caches your hard drive with performance speeds up to 1.4GB/s, a speed that has yet to be seen for this type of storage in the industry.  The term ‘Optane’ is …

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Toshiba Announces that Dell EMC PowerEdge 13G Servers Now Utilize Toshiba’s HK4 Series of Data Center SATA SSDs

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Toshiba is announcing that Dell’s EMC PowerEdge 13G Servers now incorporate Toshiba’s HK4 series of 1.8” and 2.5” Data Center SATA SSDs.  The HK4 SATA Series of SSDs provide performance, latency, power and encryption capabilities that are enterprise-optimized, making them an ideal storage solution for file servers, web servers, media streaming, video-on-demand, warm data storage and search engines.  The HK …

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SK Hynix Announces Industry’s First 72-Layer 3D TLC NAND

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SK Hynix is announcing development of the industry’s first 72-layer 3D TLC NAND in 256Gb density.  Each 256Gb NAND flash chip represents 32GB of storage.  SK Hynix launched their 36-layer (128Gb) NAND chips in April of 2016, followed by mass production of 48-layer (256Gb) 3D NAND chips beginning in November of 2016.  A mere 5 months later, SK Hynix is …

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Microsemi Announces New Smart Storage Platform & Controller Technology for Servers / Data Centers

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Microsemi is announcing its latest generation of storage controllers, which will be featured in their new Smart Storage Platform for servers / data centers.  These new controllers, designated as the SmartROC 3100 and SmartIOC 2100, are designed to deliver new levels of power, performance, security and reliability. Modern data centers require: performance — take advantage of SSDs for performance and …

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ADATA Announces Ultimate SU700 SSD With 3D TLC NAND – Value-Oriented, With Data Integrity and Performance-Boosting Features

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ADATA is announcing the Ultimate SU700 SATAIII (6Gb/s) SSD featuring 3D TLC NAND.    The Ultimate SU700 is being marketed as a value-oriented drive, yet with included data integrity and performance-boosting features.  This 2.5” x 7mm  drive features agile error correction, virtual parity recovery, 256-bit AES encryption and WriteBoost SLC caching. The Ultimate SU700 pairs Micron 3D TLC NAND with a …

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